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Building a career at Savoir-faire Linux means collaborating towards creation of a freer digital world. Working at Savoir-faire Linux also entails being part of an experienced, diverse and multicultural team with passion for open technologies!

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The perfect place for growing your skills

"We are leaders of the free and open source software industry"

Savoir-faire Linux recognizes your skills and creates the conditions to nurture and expand them without compromise. Throughout its history, Savoir-faire Linux has placed its teams expertise at the core of its service offering. We have developed a culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration that allows us to learn from each other and reach out to our communities.

Lauranne Vera

Digital innovation, web and mobility

« People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care. » - John C. Maxwell

Graduate in Computer Engineering and Organizational Management, I started in Savoir-Faire Linux as an intern in mobile development. Now, I work on continuous improvement of my colleagues' work practices while helping them manage web projects. My goal: to create an environment that encourages the professional development of my colleagues!


  • Collect employees feedback on their daily work
  • Help set up natural problem-solving processes in teams
  • Promote the relationship between employees and management
  • Web projects management

Philippe Gorley

Ring Team

« Multimedia is essentially endless pain. » - wm4

As a multimedia systems developer for the Ring project, Free and Open Source represents, in my opinion, a large community of passionate people from across the world who share their knowledge and know-hows and who participate in improving things together. My experience in the microelectronic field helped me to become a talented person in the low level development


  • Mutimedia systems development in C/C++
  • Encoder configurations tests and optimization
  • GPU integration in the video pipeline
  • Code review

Mojgan Mahaki

Infrastructures and systems Architecture

« If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together  » - African proverb

Holding a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, I joined Savoir-faire Linux in 2016 as a trainee. Later, I became a GNU/Linux system administrator and a free software consultant. I gradually took charge of internal IT support activities and performed tasks such as installing workstations, preparing training digital environments and dealing with various corporate infrastructure servers.


  • GNU / Linux servers administration (RedHat, Centos, Ubuntu, Debian)
  • Infrastructure and Linux environment configuration (employees workstations, servers, training environment)
  • Employees and clients IT support
  • Company Directory Administration (Open LDAP, FusionDirectory)
  • Maintenance of virtual platforms (KVM)

Jacob Cook

Digital innovation, web and mobility

« Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life. » - Seneca

Trained in Web Development, I am presently the Vice President of the Digital Innovation, Web and Mobility department. Truly passionate about creating quality software in the free and open-source field, I am particularly interested in decentralization of traditional networks and communication methods. My experience as the maintainer of several open-source software projects led me to work for Savoir-faire Linux where I manage specific projects for clients, with the same rigor and interest.


  • Oversight of the Web and Mobile teams
  • Coaching and management of team HR
  • Crafting service offers and setting technical direction
  • Django and Node.js software development

Khaled Bali

Integration platforms

« I gave a party for time-travelers ... I sat there a long time, but no one came » - Stephen Hawking

Holding a master’s degree in computer engineering from Algeria and Canada, I’m currently working at Savoir-faire Linux as a Tech Lead within the Integration Platform team. Being part of Savoir-faire Linux since 2016, the challenges I have faced have continued to evolve and have allowed me to develop new skills in the open source environment.


  • Developement and management of Java and Liferay projects
  • Team management
  • Code review

Yannick Adanminakou


« Make thy thought an empire...Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause. » - Kasidah, Richard F. Burton

Holding a master’s degree in e-Commerce, I am presently the Account Manager and Head of Training Department at Savoir-faire Linux. I am passionate about corporate finance, digital technologies and knowledge economy fields. My vocational experience and formal education have helped me better understand the interrelationships between digital technologies and firm-level economic performance. I am always curious to anticipate the impacts of the digital transformation strategies in the broader context of society.


  • Customer relationship management for severals departments
  • New projects development and contracts management
  • Corporate training planning and follow-up

Main contributions

  • Development of an intercom using
  • Spark the Change Montreal 2018
  • Development of Ring, the communication platform
  • Contribution to the fcd decompiler
  • Contributing to Persian translation of GNU Ring project
  • Creation of a decentralized and self-hosted software platform: arkOS
  • Creation of news aggregator
  • Maintainer of several open-source libraries, like python-nginx
  • Volunteer in the Club Avenir association
  • Montreal JavaUserGroup participant
  • AstroMcGill workshops participant
  • TR DESIGN co-founder, creator of the leather goods brand FENOSKIN (Lyon, France)
  • Developing e-commerce projects (e.g., web integration platform for supermarkets), ICI 2014, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Lauranne Vera

In a Few Words

Pioneers in Free and Open Source technologies

Savoir-faire Linux is an outstanding team of 120 Free and open-source software consultants providing, since 1999, consulting services, integration, development and technology training.
Our offices are currently located in Montreal, Quebec, Paris and Rennes.

Product Engineering Icône pour représenter l'ingénierie produits. Product Engineering
Designing embedded systems running on Linux and Android, Developing software and applications for connected devices projects, Developing hardware drivers, R&D
Infrastructure Icône pour représenter l'infrastructure. Infrastructure
Servers, Cloud computing, virtualization, IP telephony, Networks, Monitoring
Integration Platforms {% trans "Icône pour représenter les plateformes d’intégration." Integration Platforms
Portals & documents management, Customized virtual collaboration tools, Data integration & analysis, Big data analytic
In a Few Words Illustration des six aspects des technologies open-source que nous offrons.
Enterprise Solutions Icône pour représenter les solutions d’entreprise. Enterprise Solutions
Web portals, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Electronic Document Management (EDM), Process Management (BPM), Business Intelligence (BI)
Web & Mobile Applications Icone pour représenter les technologies web. Web & Mobile Applications
Mobile & web development, Adaptive & responsive web design, Content management system (CMS), UI/UX, Accessibility
Training and knowledge-based economy Icône pour représenter la formation et économie du savoir. Training and knowledge-based economy
More than 60 basic & advanced technical trainings, Advanced Business & Training Partner of Red Hat (Canada), Platinum Partner of Liferay (Canada), Member of the Linux Foundation (Global)

Unmistakable features

10 reasons to choose Savoir-faire Linux

  • Le Gnu Icône du Gnu dessiné par Aurelio A. Heckert.

    Our DNA

    Contributing to free and open source software and the pursuit of our commitments to social and environmental responsibility have been at the core of our DNA since the very beginning.

  • Formation Icône pour représenter la formation.

    Training and certifications

    Savoir-faire Linux encourages continuing education and the acquisition of new skills by offering the possibility of obtaining recognized certifications.

  • Bowling Icône de bowling qui représente les activités de groupe.

    Social club

    Our social club regularly offers playful and interesting activities for employees and their families.

  • Parapluie qui protège des intempéries Icone d'un parapluie qui représente la protection des assurances collective

    Collective Insurance

    Our eligible employees are part of an excellent compensation and benefits package.

  • ISO 14001 Certification - Environment

    Sustainable development

    Our ISO 14001 certification helps us control our impact on the environment and advise our clients on their environmental performance.

  • Membres d'équipes passionnantes. Icone qui représente les membres d'équipes passionnantes.

    Passionate Teams

    If you are passionate about technologies, fascinated by free & open source cool projects, and have an itch to share your mind, this is your place to be! We have hundreds of enthusiasts from 25 nationalities.

  • Mentoring

    Our new employees are accompanied by peer mentors to facilitate their integration and participation in the life of the company.

  • Horloge Icône pour représenter les horaires flexibles.

    Flexible Work Hours

    We place great importance on the work-life balance and personal lifestyle of our employees.

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

    We actively participate in achieving your retirement savings goals.

  • Continuous Improvement

    The quality of our service is essential to us at Savoir-faire Linux, and we are constantly working to refine our practices and our service offerings.

Career opportunities

Open Positions

Montreal or Quebec

Embedded systems engineer/developer

#embedded #linux #c #opensource #productowner

The Product Engineering team develops systems ranging from low-level firmware, applications and cloud infrastructure, for all types of products in various industries (agriculture, aeronautics, home automation, industrial, health).

Offer description

Job type: Permanent
Start date: Now
Location: Montreal or Quebec
Mobility: Yes
Annual salary: Competitive + Social Benefits
Spoken languages: French and English


  • Conceptualize and develop applications for embedded systems;
  • Work with different types of teams in product innovation;
  • Define the architecture, analyze and estimate new softwares and interfaces;
  • Communicate and document diligently the development process;
  • Participate in reviews and improvement of development processes.


  • Significant contributions to open source projects.
  • Being familiar with electronics and embedded Linux systems including tools like cross-compilation, buildroot and Yocto.


  • Excellent level in C / C ++
  • Bachelor's degree / Master's degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • Comfortable in interpersonal communication (we are a service company and we collaborate with many local and distant teams);
  • Bilingual English / French (spoken and written);
  • Good developer reflexes including revision control systems (Git), code review (Gerrit), validation tests, project management (Redmine) and IC (Jenkins);
  • Demonstrates an ability to research, adapt and use tools to effectively solve problems;
  • Significant continuous work experience in a Linux environment, preferably in system architecture;
  • We are looking for team players who are meticulous, honest and empathetic, who take care of providing great value to customers and who like to learn!

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Montreal or Quebec City

GNU/Linux Technology Architect / DevOps

#linux, #mysql, #openstack, #bash, #cloud,#ansible

Want to work on Cloud Architecture, Continuous integration, and DevOps? Familiar with Linux, Puppet, Jenkins, OpenStack? Love to work in a high-level technical environment? Join our team at the forefront of open source!

Offer description

Job type: Permanent
Start date: Now
Location: Montreal or Quebec City
Mobility: Yes
Annual salary: To be negotiated
Spoken languages: French and English


  • Analyzes customer needs and prepare some technical offers with commercial team;
  • Implements, documents, administers and manages infrastructure : web services, authentication, file sharing, network services, monitoring, cloud...;
  • Ensures customer support and incident management.


  • Likes teamwork;
  • Contributions to Open Source projects;
  • Linux certification (RHCSA, RHCE, Red Hat Ansible, Satellite, ... );
  • Experience with LDAP (Open LDAP or others);
  • Knowledge of Python, Perl and/or PHP.


  • Master in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in integrating infrastructure solutions;
  • Experience and understanding of KVM / Qemu virtualization;
  • Good understanding of networking systems (IP, routing, firewall, QoS, VLAN, etc.);
  • Good knowledge of Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, RedHat, Debian, Fedora, etc.) and familiarity with a wide range of free software commonly used in the enterprise (postfix, apache, bind, samba, MySQL, bind, dhcpd, asterisk, etc.);
  • Good knowledge of scripting shell (bash);
  • Knowledge of at least one cloud platform (Openstack, Amazon AWS, Azure);
  • Knowledge of containers (eg Docker). Previous experience with OpenShift or Kubernetes is an important asset;
  • Knowledge of automation tools like Puppet, Ansible or Chef. Knowledge of Ansible Tower is an asset.

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Montreal or Quebec City

JAVA Developer and Consultant in Finance (Banking and Insurance)

#java #javaEE #liferay #spring

Passionate about coding, highly creative and intellectually curious? Interested in finance (banking and insurance)? Want to be part of an agile team, participate in technical design, development and implementation of large-scale, reliable applications for a major player in the financial sector in Quebec? We have a position for you!

Offer description

Job type: Permanent
Start date: Now
Location: Montreal or Quebec City
Mobility: Yes
Annual salary: Competitive + Social Benefits
Spoken languages: French and English


Specific technical training for Liferay technology will also be offered to selected candidates.

Successful candidates will have experience performing as technical lead on software development projects with responsibility for overall delivery of software components.

  • Develop extensions for different solutions (portal applications, REST, SOAP, JDBC services, etc …)
  • Participate in meetings based on Agile methods (SCRUM, JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Support the implementation of solutions with clients (configurations, customizations, integrations)
  • Participate in research and development: identify, evaluate, test, compare, integrate various solutions
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer activities


  • Skills in web technologies
  • Interest in finance sectors (banking and insurance)
  • Skills with DOCKER, JENKINS
  • Spring Framework skills
  • Liferay 6.2 / Dxp experience
  • Angular JS and/or ReactJS experience



  • DEC or Bachelors in Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with Java 1.7 and Java-based web development, Java EE, Spring
  • Good knowledge of Maven, Git and Gradle
  • Experience with Liferay portal and /or Jboo/Wildfly/Tomcat is preferable
  • Good social skills and team spirit
  • Fluent spoken and written English and/or French communication skills
  • Resourcefulness, curiosity and versatility

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